Two people are in custody after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot one of three men who tried to break into his home Friday afternoon in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood.
Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebel said this was unusually brazen for a pair of burglars who’d normally avoid human contact.
A retired Chicago police sergeant who went blind from diabetes has died, two weeks after he was shot during a home invasion in the East Side neighborhood.
Authorities found 32-year-old Paul Carter with stab wounds at his home Tuesday morning in the 5000 block of West Gladys Avenue.
A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.
Police said the 73-year-old man was in his home at 115th Street and Avenue G shortly before midnight when two intruders broke in and demanded to know where he kept his safe.
Tyrell Jackson, 26, of Villa Park, had faced up to 70 years in prison, until his original conviction on a charge of first-degree murder was overturned by the Illinois Appellate Court.
Robert E. Perdue and Terrell Wilkerson, both 21, face armed robbery and home invasion charges in connection with four incidents a prosecutor said took place over about 35 minutes Saturday on the West Side.
Two men were shot to death in an apparent home invasion Sunday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Police responded to a battery call about 7:30 a.m. Jan. 4 in the 1300 block of Concord Drive, where a 17-year-old boy told them a man had entered the home and hit him in the face and head.
The words “beware of dog” probably don’t conjure up images of a Chihuahua, but a northwest Indiana man reportedly has his puny pooch to thank for protecting him from a home invader.
Darrell Moore and three co-defendants entered the victim’s home in the 1100 block of West Dickens Avenue by going through an open window on the porch. Moore then sexually assault the woman and threatened to kill her if she did not obey him.
Two men knocked on the door of a residence about 8:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Central Park Avenue, got into a struggle with a man inside, and shot him in the chest.
Jose Barriga, 18; Sergio Maymi, 22; and 25-year-old Matthew Andras forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The men forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
A woman is in serious condition after she was shot during a home invasion in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
Aurora police are looking for the public’s help in finding the men who held a teen at gunpoint during a home invasion this morning. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports.
An attorney is filing a motion seeking any information, including investigative or police reports, on the possibility that a corrections officer in the courthouse may have had improper conversations with jurors or witnesses.
Rachel Rhodes says a man kicked the door down Thursday morning. She says she wielded the first knife she could find. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
The 47-year-old woman told police she confronted a man who was wearing a mask and a hoodie, after he broke into her home in the 5000 block of West Van Buren Street around 6:15 p.m.